The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 71 40 60
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 239 388 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.82% 5.73% 4.14%
As % of the Applications category 30.18% 43.45% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 187 311 251
Median salary £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% +8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,850 £30,000 £29,265
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +2.51%
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
792 893 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.64% 13.20% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 659 721 944
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -49 115 £33,750 -9.39% 22
Cheshire +5 66 £25,000 +8.69% 9
Merseyside -24 27 £27,500 -1.78% 4
Lancashire +8 19 £37,500 +82.92% 4
Cumbria +11 6 £40,000 +60.00% 2
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 327 (70.32%) Microsoft
2 244 (52.47%) MS Excel
3 185 (39.78%) Windows
4 123 (26.45%) SQL
5 114 (24.52%) SQL Server
6 110 (23.66%) Active Directory
7 99 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
8 92 (19.78%) ITIL
9 89 (19.14%) Finance
10 88 (18.92%) Windows 7
11 77 (16.56%) Degree
12 59 (12.69%) Windows Server
13 56 (12.04%) MS PowerPoint
14 53 (11.40%) MS Exchange
15 52 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 51 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
17 48 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 48 (10.32%) Project Management
17 48 (10.32%) VMware
18 47 (10.11%) SLA
19 46 (9.89%) Change Management
19 46 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 44 (9.46%) SharePoint
21 43 (9.25%) Citrix
22 42 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
23 41 (8.82%) Service Delivery
24 36 (7.74%) Legal
24 36 (7.74%) T-SQL
24 36 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
25 35 (7.53%) .NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (11.40%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.46%) SharePoint
3 30 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (5.59%) IIS
5 19 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.23%) Confluence
8 11 (2.37%) WordPress
9 9 (1.94%) CMS
10 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.29%) Apache
12 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.65%) CICS
14 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 244 (52.47%) MS Excel
2 56 (12.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (4.52%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.87%) MS Project
5 11 (2.37%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.43%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Visualfiles
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.65%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.65%) Infor CRM
3 3 (0.65%) OPENContractor
3 3 (0.65%) OPENHousing
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.43%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.22%) Line 50
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.81%) Office 365
2 11 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.94%) IaaS
4 8 (1.72%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.08%) GitHub
6 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.43%) Yammer
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.67%) Firewall
2 29 (6.24%) VPN
3 27 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.59%) DNS
5 18 (3.87%) LAN
5 18 (3.87%) WAN
6 16 (3.44%) DHCP
6 16 (3.44%) VoIP
7 12 (2.58%) Internet
8 11 (2.37%) HTTP
9 9 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.94%) Wireless
10 8 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (1.72%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.72%) SAN
11 7 (1.51%) Intranet
12 5 (1.08%) FTP
12 5 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (1.08%) VLAN
13 4 (0.86%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (4.95%) MySQL
6 19 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.87%) MS Access
8 14 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.72%) DTS
9 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.29%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.29%) Power BI
11 5 (1.08%) QlikView
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (5.38%) JIRA
2 16 (3.44%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.86%) Toad
7 3 (0.65%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.65%) Firebug
7 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.65%) JMeter
7 3 (0.65%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.65%) The Grinder
8 2 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.43%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (19.14%) Finance
2 36 (7.74%) Legal
3 25 (5.38%) Billing
4 21 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.87%) Law
6 17 (3.66%) Retail
7 16 (3.44%) Marketing
8 13 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.37%) German Language
10 10 (2.15%) Banking
10 10 (2.15%) French Language
11 6 (1.29%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.65%) Back Office
12 3 (0.65%) Games
13 2 (0.43%) Danish Language
13 2 (0.43%) Norwegian Language
13 2 (0.43%) Publishing
13 2 (0.43%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 152 (32.69%) Analyst
2 55 (11.83%) Developer
3 41 (8.82%) Support Analyst
3 41 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 37 (7.96%) IT Support
5 28 (6.02%) Applications Support
6 27 (5.81%) Service Analyst
7 25 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.95%) IT Analyst
9 21 (4.52%) DBA
10 19 (4.09%) Coordinator
11 18 (3.87%) IT Engineer
12 17 (3.66%) Consultant
12 17 (3.66%) SQL DBA
12 17 (3.66%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.44%) .NET Developer
14 15 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (3.23%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.53%) .NET
2 22 (4.73%) HTML
3 17 (3.66%) jQuery
4 15 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.80%) CSS
5 13 (2.80%) Web Services
6 11 (2.37%) Ajax
7 10 (2.15%) XML
8 8 (1.72%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.51%) SOAP
10 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.86%) EDI
11 4 (0.86%) FIXML
11 4 (0.86%) J2EE
11 4 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.86%) XSL
12 2 (0.43%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.43%) HTML5
12 2 (0.43%) XHTML
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.24%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 20 (4.30%) Driving Licence
5 18 (3.87%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.44%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.80%) Mobile Computing
8 13 (2.80%) NHS
9 12 (2.58%) BYOD
9 12 (2.58%) iPad
9 12 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (2.37%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.15%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.72%) User Experience
13 7 (1.51%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.51%) iSeries
13 7 (1.51%) Social Media
14 6 (1.29%) Blog
14 6 (1.29%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 185 (39.78%) Windows
2 88 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 59 (12.69%) Windows Server
4 48 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (6.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.16%) Windows 10
7 23 (4.95%) Linux
7 23 (4.95%) Windows 8
8 20 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.01%) Unix
10 10 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.94%) Android
11 9 (1.94%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.94%) CentOS
12 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.29%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.86%) AIX
15 2 (0.43%) VMS
15 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (19.78%) ITIL
2 51 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (10.32%) Project Management
4 46 (9.89%) Change Management
5 42 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 31 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 29 (6.24%) Service Management
9 28 (6.02%) ETL
9 28 (6.02%) SDLC
10 22 (4.73%) Case Management
11 20 (4.30%) Workflow
12 19 (4.09%) CRM
12 19 (4.09%) ERP
13 18 (3.87%) Analytics
13 18 (3.87%) Data Protection
13 18 (3.87%) Presales
13 18 (3.87%) Programme Management
14 17 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.66%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 123 (26.45%) SQL
2 36 (7.74%) T-SQL
3 31 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 31 (6.67%) VBA
4 28 (6.02%) C#
5 26 (5.59%) VBScript
6 23 (4.95%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.87%) C
8 12 (2.58%) PHP
9 9 (1.94%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.72%) VB
11 7 (1.51%) Python
12 6 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.08%) Java
14 3 (0.65%) COBOL
14 3 (0.65%) JCL
15 1 (0.22%) Delphi
15 1 (0.22%) Pascal
15 1 (0.22%) Perl
15 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (16.56%) Degree
2 28 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.73%) MCSA
4 17 (3.66%) MCP
5 15 (3.23%) MCT
6 14 (3.01%) CCNA
6 14 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.37%) MOS
8 10 (2.15%) DBS Check
8 10 (2.15%) MCSE
9 9 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.51%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.29%) HNC
11 6 (1.29%) HND
11 6 (1.29%) MCITP
11 6 (1.29%) MCTS
11 6 (1.29%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.29%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.08%) PMP
13 2 (0.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.11%) SLA
2 12 (2.58%) QA
3 8 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.43%) COBIT
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (23.66%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.94%) Terminal Server
5 7 (1.51%) XenApp
5 7 (1.51%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.43%) Firmware
9 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.43%) vSphere
9 2 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (6.45%) SCCM
2 17 (3.66%) AirWatch
3 10 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.51%) WSUS
5 3 (0.65%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.43%) Puppet
7 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.22%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 327 (70.32%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.32%) VMware
3 43 (9.25%) Citrix
4 31 (6.67%) Cisco
5 26 (5.59%) Oracle
6 18 (3.87%) iManage
7 17 (3.66%) HP
8 13 (2.80%) Adobe
8 13 (2.80%) Apple
8 13 (2.80%) Computacenter
9 12 (2.58%) Google
9 12 (2.58%) Symantec
10 10 (2.15%) Sophos
11 9 (1.94%) Interwoven
11 9 (1.94%) SAP
11 9 (1.94%) Talend
12 8 (1.72%) IBM
12 8 (1.72%) Nimble Storage
13 7 (1.51%) Intel Security
14 6 (1.29%) Facebook
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